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Economic Development Action Plan

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Town of Cary 
Economic Development Action Plan

Submitted by
The Sanford Holshouser Business Development Group, LLC
219 Fayetteville Street, PO Box 2447, Raleigh, NC 27602 919-755-1800 

Managing Partners
Ernie Pearson
Bob Comer
Crystal Morphis
Rocky Lane
Mike Geouge
Gary Shope
In partnership With

Whittaker Associates
44 East 8th Street, Suite 420, Holland, MI 49423

February 2006

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Project Overview
SWOT Assessment 
Benchmarking Analysis
Target Industry Analysis 


Appendix A: Economic and Demographic Profile

Appendix B: Industry Overviews
Medical Devices and Instruments
Light Manufacturing
Biotechnology/Research and Development
Design Industry
Appendix C: Industry Growth Analysis 
Appendix D: New and Expanded Analysis

Attachment: Benchmarking Data

Attachment: The Sanford Holshouser Business Development Group, LLC